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Balneário Camboriú: Italian Route Tour

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Discover the Italian Route and learn about the Italian culture of the immigrants who populated this area in Brazil. Enjoy delicious Italian gastronomy in between your sightseeing stops, with a visit to the Santa Paulina Sanctuary included.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup and drop-off is from hotels in the Balneário Camboriú City Center. Estimated times are between 8:00AM and 8:30AM.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the Italian immigrants who populated this region of Brazil
  • Enjoy delicious Italian gastronomy
  • Visit a charming artisan winery that sells delicious colonial products
Full description
Your first stop will be in São João Batista, a small town which you will discover is one of the largest poles of the shoe industry in southern Brazil. Whilst there, you will take some time to learn of the local trade.

Following that, discover Nova Trento, colonized by immigrants from Trentino Alto Adige, northern Italy, in 1875. There you can explore its main attractions, such as a charming artisan winery that sells delicious colonial products. You will then encounter the Santa Paulina Sanctuary, which is dedicated to the first Brazilian saint canonized by the Pope in 2002. You will visit the complex and the Basilica, before moving onward to the Museum of Italian Culture.

You will finally visit Brusque, a city which is considered the cradle of the textile industry and the capital of prompt delivery for southern Brazil. It was colonized by Germans and Poles who turned it into a major garment production hub. At the conclusion of your insightful tour of the Italian Route, you will be returned to your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

From US$ 21.21 per person